Posts Tagged ‘ books ’

Ellsworth’s Plant Drawings

January 31, 2013
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There are so many wonderful libraries here in Oaxaca and I like to spend afternoons at the Instituto de Arte Grafico de Oaxaca (IAGO) with all the books that you’d usually never be allowed to get your grubby paws on: expensive monographs, rare editions, oversized giants, handmade books submitted by artists themselves. It’s an incredible...
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Real Life Weekend Adventures

October 4, 2012
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I’ve been avoiding the internet lately in exchange for real life encounters. It’s AWESOME, you should try it! Here’s a list of exciting real life adventures happening this weekend … hope to see you all out and about! THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2012 Design Night at Autodesk! This month’s theme is From Idealism to Realism:...
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book worms

September 19, 2011
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nick from press: works on paper wrote the other day to remind me of some exciting events happening this week at the shop. tomorrow, tuesday, september 20th, they are hosting a longstitch bookbinding class taught by book, paper, and letter expert, jennie hinchcliff! and thursday, september 22nd will also be busy, with “monstrous readings” by...
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press time!

May 19, 2011
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jamie & erin at the adventure store invited me to the opening of press: works on paper, their friends’ paper shop over on 22nd and dolores on friday. we got there a bit late (1st stop was the oakland museum’s hay fever!), but the crowd was still packed into the space even at 9:30!...
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pop up/workshop success!!!

May 2, 2011
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the BIG THINGS pop up and shop and bookbinding workshop this weekend was a total success!!! thanks to write ups from tons of local sites (refinery29, 7×7, fecal face, the sf bay guardian, sf station +++), we had an amazing turnout of people of all ages! it was a gorgeous day for limeade and...
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bookblog

April 28, 2011
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there are SOOOOO many book blogs out there, probably just as many as there are books, themselves! at first i thought it was silly to photograph their pages, but then i realized the value in posting all that information that’s often ignored now that we just google everything! i love book by its cover,...
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bookworms

April 26, 2011
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trying to psyche everyone up with ideas for the bookbinding workshop this weekend with some posts about books! here are some covers from the nypl’s collection of Dust Jackets from American and European Books, 1926-1947 to get your bookbrains going!
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celebrate autism awareness month!

April 19, 2011
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april is autism awareness month! according to the autism society, there are currently about 1.5 million americans living with autism, with 1 in every 110 children affected. autism is a spectrum neurological disorder, meaning there are various levels of disability all related to impaired social interaction and communication. although there is no single known cause to...
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wish list! part 1

December 17, 2010
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this is not my tree and not my holiday (chanukkah’s already over!), but just in case there are some stragglers out there looking for a gift for yours truly, here’s part 1 of what i’ve got my eye on this xmas/new year’s season (don’t forget the festive wrapping!!): the vera book!!! i’ve been collecting...
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buried treasure

March 8, 2010
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i’m thrilled to be reading the adventures of tom sawyer right now. mark twain has brought me back to what it’s like to think like a kid, from the lust for adventure, thrill of mischief, to the awkwardness of growing up and the purity of friendships. sometimes you just wish you were born a...
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